Actor Rajesh Hamal has told that he still is 25 years old although he has worked in the film industry for the last 27 years. Hamal told the statement in funny way to the crowd gathered in Battar, Nuwakot during his stage performance. Rajesh Hamal told his famous dialogues, told about his previous visits to Nuwakot and danced to the songs by lok singer Sunita Dulal.
Actor Suman Singh has spent about Rs. 500,000 to purchase earthquake relief materials to distribute in Nuwakot. He went to Nuwakot with blanket, tents, water, salt and medical checkup team to help the earthquake victims in the area.
Choreographer Dinesh Adhikari and Suman’s family had reached Kharanitar VDC of Nuwakot to distribute the earthquake relief materials. On his choice of the place to distribute the materials, Suman Singh told that not relief materials hadn’t reached the place before. In two wards of the village some 300 villagers had benefitted by the generosity of the actor.
Maghe Shakranti is celebrated in various ways in different parts of Nepal. By default, it is about eating various delicacies and enjoying the day in the best way possible. Here are some of the highlights of this year’s celebrations.
The following dance party organized to mark Maghe Shakranti is in full swing (photo credits Dilli Limbu):
In the following photo a huge crowd in Taruka, Nuwakot is waiting to witness a bull fight (Photo credits – Janak Raj Bhatta).
Although bull fight, popular in France is reticulated for brutality and inhuman killing of bulls, the Nepali version of bullfight doesn’t involve any blood-shed and is fun for people. People from all over Nepal (specially from Kathmandu) come to enjoy the event.
Nuwakot in Syangja is one of the historical and religious tourist destination in Western Nepal.
Before the expansion of Gurkha Kingdom (or, unification of modern Nepal) by Prithivi Narayan Shaha, 24 se feudal Sen King used to rule the region. The wall seen in the photo below is believed to be part of a palace in that time.
People don’t celebrate Halloween in Nepal but, a huge pumpkin is always appreciated.
In the first Bungtang Chhejyu festival being organized in Nuwakot, Bungtang, Manamaya Tamang is displaying a huge pumpkin weighing 34 kg. (Photo – RSS)